Dr Matt Rowland is a Clinical Lecturer in Anaesthetics and Intensive Care Medicine in the Kadoorie Centre for Critical Care Research at the University of Oxford. He graduated in 2003 from Royal Free and University College London Medical School with distinction and gained FRCA and FFICM whilst completing specialist anaesthetic/ICM training in the Oxford Deanery. In 2010, he was awarded an OHSRC/Merck Fellowship using novel MRI sequences to investigate mechanisms of early brain injury in patients with subarachnoid haemorrhage. Following this, he was awarded a Clinical Research Training Fellowship in 2011 by the Medical Research Council UK to undertake a DPhil which he completed in 2015. His main research interest is acute brain injury in ICU patients and his publications include a number of first author papers on subarachnoid haemorrhage. He is currently principle investigator on a study investigating mechanisms of early brain injury after cardiac arrest as well as supervising ongoing studies on acute traumatic brain injury and therapeutic interventions in subarachnoid haemorrhage.